Unfortunately, only 16 teams make the NBA playoffs each season, some more worthy than the rest. The other 14 teams miss the mark due to some circumstance, such as coaching, injuries, lack of talent and possibly a combination of these and more.
Fans love to point fingers and come up with excuses for why their teams did not make the playoffs. This article does exactly that. The Miami Heat obviously made the playoffs due to their star power, but did Dallas miss the playoffs because of Mark Cuban? Did Toronto miss the playoffs because of Rudy Gay? What happened to the Portland Trail Blazers?